TITLE

Fields of Glory

AUTHOR(S)
Cantor, Paul A.
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Reason;May2000, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the anti-politics attitude of comedian W.C. Fields who ran for the United States presidency in 1940. Campaign slogan of Fields; Antipathy of Fields candidate toward tax authorities; His position on Prohibition; Acting career of Fields.
ACCESSION #
3005726

 

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